About the Author – Donald A. Young, Esq.

Donald A. Young, Esq. regularly advises on complex land use and municipal issues, often working with public officials and staff, technical consultants such as engineers and real estate developers. He has become a popular presenter around the State of New York, regularly presenting on land use and municipal law on behalf of the New York Association of Towns and the New York Planning Federation.

Mr. Young has experience in a wide variety of areas dealing with land use, including, for example, advising on SEQR in relation to a variety of complex developments, counseling on rezoning applications and special permits, addressing site plan and subdivision issues, advising on variance issues, and addressing code enforcement matters.

Furthermore, he has drafted, revised and implemented a wide range of legislation, including zoning ordinances, refuse regulations, wind turbine regulations, and moratoria. Mr. Young has implemented and assists with managing sewer, water and drainage districts.

Mr. Young represents developers as well as a variety of municipalities and advises their Town Boards, Planning Boards and Zoning Boards, as well as their local departments such as Code Enforcement and the Town Clerk’s Office.

Donald A. Young, Esq. runs his own law practice as a solo practitioner, but also maintains an of counsel relationship with Boylan Code, LLP. You can contact Mr. Young via email at dyoung@younglawofwny.com and you can learn more about him via his LinkedIn profile.


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